Bosphorus Cruise and Beylerbeyi Palace Tour
Located on both continents at once, Istanbul is split into the European and Asian sides by the Bosphorus. Get the full cultural range by touring over both parts with a local guide. See the lavish interiors of the Beylerbeyi Palace, the neo-Baroque royal summer residence that features French clocks, Bohemian crystal chandeliers and porcelain vases. At Çamlıca Hill, the highest point in Istanbul, admire the magnificent prospect of the city, as well as the beautiful landscaped gardens. Famous for its aromas, the Spice Bazaar, else known as the Egyptian Bazaar, will treat you with Turkish delight, spices, herbal teas, roasted nuts and delicious Turkish coffee. Linking the Black Sea with the Sea of Marmara, the Bosphorus will give you the finest panorama of the city. The 1.5-hour cruise will allow plenty of time to examine the waterfront, spanned by suspension bridges and lined with imposing public buildings, splendid palaces and mosques.
Highlights: City Walls, the Golden Horn, the Spice Bazaar, a boat trip on the Bosphorus, The Rumeli Fortress, the Bosphorus Bridge, the Beylerbeyi Palace, Çamlıca Hill.
Departure: daily. Includes: a local guide, bus, entrance fees, boat, lunch. The Beylerbeyi Palace on Monday and Thursday is replaced with the Chora Museum. Pick-up/drop-off is included from hotels located in Fatih and Beyoglu districts.
Please note: free of charge for children aged 0-3; 30% discount for children aged 4-7; regular price for children 8 years old or older.